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Definition: 'Panic'

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panic

Type: Term

Pronunciation: pan′ik

Definitions:
1. Extreme and unreasoning anxiety and fear, often accompanied by disturbed breathing, increased heart activity, vasomotor changes, sweating, and a feeling of dread.

See: anxiety




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